Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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macaronilover's Life List

  1. 1. Get into med school
    1 entry
    202 people
  2. 2. get a good score on the MCAT
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    82 people
  3. 3. Go skydiving
    1 entry
    7,881 people
  4. 4. go to another country
    1 entry
    101 people
  5. 5. go to a wedding
    1 entry
    28 people
  6. 6. Learn Spanish
    1 entry
    18,259 people
  7. 7. Grow my hair out
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    1,805 people
  8. 8. Correct my posture
    1 entry
    71 people

How I did it
How to drink less caffeine
It took me
8 days
It made me

Recent entries
Correct my posture
So, I've noticed that I have bad posture...

...and I plan to do something about it. Wish me luck!

buy a suit
I got two suits from Banana Republic.

They were pretty expensive, but they were worth it. I wear the same size in pants, skirt, and jacket (although I had to have the jacket tailored to be a bit smaller in one place), and everything fit well. It was a great shopping experience :)

Grow my hair out
I've been growing my hair out for about 14 months, and I want to keep goinggg

In October 2008, it was really short—a little bit shorter than my chin, and it looked really bad. It was the first experimental cut I’ve ever had that I really didn’t like, and I could tell that my boyfriend missed my hair, so I’ve decided to grow it out. When I highlighted my hair, I kept it pretty long (to the middle of back or to the small of the back), but I haven’t had it that long since I switched back to my natural color, so that’s what I’m going for at the moment. I think I should get there sometime in the next year :)

PS: The pic shows my approximate hair length.

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